Welcome to the Learning Assistance Program. The office provides support and access to students with all types of disabilities. If you have any questions about services, eligibility, or how the LAP team works with students and faculty, please connect with us.
FINALS 2021: The chat link will not be available from May 13-May 19 for finals. However, please call or email the LAP office with any questions or to make an appointment.
L.A.P. staff are available to you to chat, to answer questions, and to help you find resources.
When: Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 1:30-3:30 p.m., 4:30-6 p.m. and Fridays: 9-11 a.m.
As always, you can call the office at 805-862-3290 ext. 3274 to make an appointment.
LAP counselors and specialists are also available online for drop ins. You can chat with your counselor/specialist in Cranium Cafe on the days and times below. If you prefer, you can also do drop-ins via phone.
Monday: 9-10 a.m. & 1-2 p.m.
Tuesday: 11a.m.-12 p.m.
Wednesday: 2-3 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Friday: 9:30-10:30 a.m. & 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Monday to Friday:
9-10 a.m. & 12-1 p.m.
Monday: 12.-1 p.m.
Tuesday: 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday: 1-3 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Friday: 10-11 a.m.
Monday to Friday:
We are committed to continue to offer excellent services while also protecting the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and community. We thank you and appreciate your flexibility and understanding as we navigate through these challenging times. Please stay healthy!
You can click on the "LAP Online" button above to video chat with your counselor or specialist. Click on the Knock on Door button to enter the counselor's lobby for a video meeting.
You can also call 805-922-6966 with the extension listed below. If you do not get an answer, please leave a voice mail. Feel free to call the office at the extension 3274 or 5274 if you have any difficulty.
Kerry Runkle ext.3504
Linda Kelly ext.5214
Lala Karapetian ext. 3503
Lisa Marsalek ext. 3506
Jackie Widle ext. 3289
Nancy Hernandez ext. 3788
Sarah Easton ext. 3670
Sarah Van Winkle ext. 3295
Weston Guerra ext. 5275
We encourage you to use your Hancock email account. The email must include your H#.
Sarah E. email@example.com
Sarah V. firstname.lastname@example.org
The LAP team can help you with:
- Developing a Comprehensive Student Education Plan
- Transfer planning
- Career planning
- Campus and community referrals
- Student success strategies
- Probation counseling
Building A, Room A304
1-805-922-6966 Ext. 3274
Video Phone: 805-266-7874
Building 1, Room 102N
805-735-3366 ext. 5274
Monday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.